The saying "Be careful what you wish for" has that built-in caveat that should alert viewers of season two of HBO's often dark but seductively captivating drama, The Leftovers, which premieres on October 4.
Any lifelong fan of cinema can appreciate that the way Fellini's La Dolce Vita weaves 120 co-stars with the protagonist was a predecessor to the actual surreal interaction with our daily hundred Facebook friends.
Everyone loves Woody Allen. At a press conference at the Regency for his new film To Rome With Love on Tuesday, reporters took that as a given, asking his actors how they get past their own adoration for the auteur.
Fred Kaplan's enlivening 1959: The Year Everything Changed, argues that the '50s -- a decade that saw the invention of the microchip and the creation of explosive art -- has been misunderstood in hindsight.